PART I: THE ART OF RACE RIDING 14
EDDIE ARCARO, champion jockey of them all, reflects on 25 years of riding experience. With WHITNEY TOWER and drawings by ROBERT RIGER

SKILLS OF THE BASEBALL HITTER 18
ROBERT CREAMER and JOHN G. ZIMMERMAN analyze some tricky talents

A SQUARE (CONGRESSIONAL) DEAL FOR SPORTS 30
REPRESENTATIVE KENNETH B. KEATING expounds his new sports bill

NOW IT'S EDDIE VS. SHOE 39
WHITNEY TOWER previews the 89th running of the Belmont Stakes

HIGH-SEAS HOT RODS 42
Is it a boat? Is it a car? EZRA BOWEN reports on the newest things afloat

DUST-UP AT DEVON 48
ALICE HIGGINS clarifies some strange goings-on at an old horse show

DUDE'S DELIGHT 52
A dawn round-up is captured in a great COLOR panorama by TONI FRISSELL

DANISH DAZZLE 55
Midsummer Week, says HORACE SUTTON happily, is a riot in Denmark

FAIR LADIES AND ROYAL ASCOT 63
A. P. HERBERT describes, and ROWLAND EMETT draws, Britain's regal meet

THE DEPARTMENTS

•SCOREBOARD 4
•BASEBALL X-RAY 7
•FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR 8
•COMING EVENTS 10
•WONDERFUL WORLD 26
•EVENTS & DISCOVERIES 33
•TIP FROM THE TOP 50
•HOTBOX 68
•THE 19TH HOLE 70
•PAT ON THE BACK 72

Acknowledgments on page 9

COVER: EDDIE ARCARO

Drawing by Robert Riger

George Edward Arcaro, the 41-year-old race riding genius who appears on this week's cover, is not only the most famous jockey in American racing history but is also undoubtedly the best. See page 14.

TWO PHOTOS

NEXT WEEK

THE NEW KING OF THE POLE VAULTERS
At the climax of a season which has produced a number of 15-foot vaults, Record Holder Bob Gutowski takes aim at 16 feet

PLUS: THE U.S. OPEN BY HERBERT WARREN WIND

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)